What’s trending in hot holiday gifts? Toys that will enhance a child’s visual development, particularly their functional vision skills. Functional vision is how your entire visual system – the eyes, the brain, and visual pathways – work together to help you interact with your environment.
Building Toys, such as Lincoln Logs or Legos, help develop children’s eye-hand coordination and visualization/imagination.
Fine Motor Skill Toys improve visual-motor integration and fine motor skills. Look for Playdough, beading crafts or models (car, airplane, ship, etc.)
Space Perception Toys, such as Operation, Ping Pong or Frisbee, develop depth perception and eye-hand coordination.
Visual Thinking Toys and Games develop visual perceptual skills including: visualization, visual memory, visual discrimination, pattern recognition and sequencing. These skills are important for academics including mathematics, reading and spelling. Check out games such as Battleship, Jigsaw Puzzles or Uno.
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